publication . Conference object . 2014

The Software Prototype as Digital Boundary Object – A Revelatory Longitudinal Innovation Case

Jens Dibbern;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Dec 2014
  • Country: Switzerland
Abstract
With the availability of lower cost but highly skilled software development labor from offshore regions, entrepreneurs from developed countries who do not have software development experience can utilize this workforce to develop innovative software products. In order to succeed in offshored innovation projects, the often extreme knowledge boundaries between the onsite entrepreneur and the offshore software development team have to be overcome. Prior research has proposed that boundary objects are critical for bridging such boundaries – if they are appropriately used. Our longitudinal, revelatory case study of a software innovation project is one of the first to...
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ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_THECOMPUTINGPROFESSION
free text keywords: 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems, 330 Economics, 650 Management & public relations
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